Ahmed Kamal

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New York heroin seizure a 'substantial' dent in opioid epidemic

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ensconced in the axle of a painted-over tractor trailer, the more than 65 pounds of heroin were smuggled across the Mexican border with Texas and transported across the country to a house nestled in the woods 30 miles north of New York City.<p>On Tuesday, authorities seized that heroin, a …

Tractor-Trailer

Solar storms set to light up northern lights, mix up GPS and radio

Global positioning systems and radio transmissions may be degraded through Saturday as two solar eruptions strike Earth and affect its magnetic field.<p>The U.S. Space Weather Prediction Center is tracking two two coronal mass ejections, "huge expulsions of magnetic field and plasma" that shot out of …

Northern Lights

Canadian dollar falls to near 90 cents ahead of Fed rate announcement

The Canadian dollar continued to fall Friday, ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting next week that could augur a change in interest rates.<p>The loonie …

Business (Canada)

Spotted: Is that a stretch limo ... hauling a load of building materials?

Old Chev +House Paint = Rolling Gallery<p>The Chevrolet Corsica is not a timeless classic, so you may as well have some fun with it. I spotted this one on the QEW expressway. The driver looked like he was having a good time – there’s something to be said for the $200 car and the $10 paint job.<p>Kris …

Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century | News Home | Reuters

SRINAGAR India (Reuters) - Residents of revolt-torn Indian Kashmir turned their wrath on state administrators for failing to provide them with succor after the worst flooding in over a century, angrily dumping food parcels into gutters.<p>An Indian Air Force helicopter flies above flooded-affected …

Pakistan

If you think this week has been tough for the Canadian dollar, just wait

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Friday, Sept. 12, 2014</i>.<p><b>Loonie dips</b><br>If you think this week has been bad for the Canadian dollar, just wait.<p>Next week is shaping up to be an exceptionally volatile period for the world's major currencies, said chief currency strategist Camilla Sutton …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL CanniMed sells to Aurora for $1.2-billion as CEO warns of 'speculation' in marijuana sector Subscriber content<p>Canada-U.S. crude price gap grows to widest in four years Subscriber content<p>Trade conflicts with U.S. reveal a complicated reality for China Subscriber content<p>Campbell Soup …

Can Doug Ford win Toronto’s mayoral race?

Can he win?<p>In some ways, he's his brother's polar opposite: a teetotalling, red-meat avoiding extrovert. In most other respects, there's no mistaking Douglas Bruce Ford, Jr. for anyone but the mayor's brother.<p>It's there in the pin-striped bravado, the bluster, the unstinting allegiance to family …